Michal Hvorecky, born 1976, is a writer, a journalist and an organiser of cultural events. He writes fiction and theatrical plays. His first play Suede (2004) was performed in the Theatre Na Zabradli in Prague, Czech Republic. He also co-organizes the music festival "Wilsonic". Michal Hvorecky's books are translated into Polish and Czech. He is honoured with various prizes and fellowships: - Museums Quartier in Vienna, Austria - Literary Colloquim Berlin, Germany - International Writing Program, USA.